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ANCYL to hold Young Parents Symposium

17 November 2015

The African National Congress Youth League invites all young parents to a symposium which will serve as a platform for young South Africans from different political backgrounds, non governmental institutions and business to deliberate constructively on the different aspects of being a responsible young parent. Some of the issues to be canvassed include taking care of children and advocating against gender based violence. The Young Parents Symposium shall also look at the South African government efforts to protect the vulnerable in society. It will also assess how social assistance programmes should be developed and implemented to contribute to the building of the national developmental society as envisaged by the African National Congress.

The objectives of the symposium is to deal:

  • Discourage the misuse of child support grants by young mother which then subject children to poverty
  • Reintegration of young mother and fathers to education system and channeling them to scare skills
  • Health issues affecting children in rural and in urban areas : healthy lifestyle, sugar dad campaign etc
  • Creating entrepreneurship and reducing dependence on government grants by young parents
  • Sharing of experiences and good practices amongst young people
  • Public discourse on young South African's who are responsible parents to inspire the younger generation

Members of the media are invited to cover the symposium which will be held as follows:

Date: 27 November 2015
Venue: Orlando Communal Hall (Soweto Orlando East)
Time: 08H00

Building a Responsible Future Generation Through Good Values


Issued by
Mlondi Mkhize
National Spokesperson
African National Congress Youth League